Brandy Branch kicks off the 2018 Northeast Region season. The fishing on Brandy Branch should be outstanding, but really depends on the power plant operations. The last couple of years the NE Region has seen a decline from the ‘good ole days’ when a 17lb. sack put you in the middle of the pack. Nonetheless, two anglers from this region will qualify for Texas State Team to qualify for the 2019 BASSMASTER’S Classic.
Please register or notify the Regional or Tournament Director by text, call, or email by Thursday January 4th by 11:59 pm CST to register for the Tournament as a Boater or Co-Angler (without a late penalty of $10.00). Now, you can pay your tournament dues online! We will also have late sign ups and tournament forms collected during Saturday and Sunday meetings at the main ramp. We are trying to see if we can gain a permit to launch out of Pirky Power Plant, but that will be communicated ASAP
In order for anglers to receive their prize money they have to fill out a tournament form – per B.A.S.S, IRS, and State Regulations. Note, this is for insurance and tax purposes. The anticipation is around 40 anglers and a payout of (1 in every 5 contestants). You can fill out forms online and email them to the Regional or Tournament Director with your boat insurance (make sure your liability is $300K).
Remember, if you fish all six tournaments you will automatically qualify for the Regional Championship (most likely as a Co-Angler). Boaters for the championship will be the highest qualifying 50% of the regional championship field (field has to be an even amount of anglers). Best 4 of 6 format to determine boaters for championship. Angler of the Year is determined by fishing all six events.
Official Ramp is currently at the main ramp. Safety Meeting at 6:00 AM. Dues and check in are at main ramp on Saturday 4:00 pm CST. The partner drawing will occur at 4:15 pm CST. There will also be a Sunday morning check-in at 6:00 AM CST. Take off at safe light estimated at 7:15 AM CST. Weigh in at 3:00 PM CST and based on the amount of boats there may be flights for take-off (40 boats – 2 flights).
Roadway Inn at Marshall Texas will offer discounts for rooms at $57.00 double occupancy or $52.50 for single occupancy (call and ask for Keith and state that you are from Texas BASS Nation). Call for reservations 903-927-0097.
Contact Regional Director Cecil Tubb with problems or questions @ cel or text 903-243-1767 or email@example.com Tournament Director John Walker @ 972-877-2461.